Root Cause or Causal Explanation?

“The truth is, the Science of Nature has been already too long made only a work of the Brain and the Fancy. It is now time that it should return to the plainness and soundness of Observations on material and obvious things.” -Robert Hooke, Micrographia Root Cause or Root Curse? “We have failed systems found … Continue reading Root Cause or Causal Explanation?

IF A PICTURE IS WORTH 1000 WORDS…WHAT DO YOU DO WHEN YOU NEED 100?

If it were not for the electronic gadgets we have available today, we couldn’t do what we do for a living. Only a few people would live on sailboats, what I do when not making a living helping people around the world with quality, product performance and reliability problems. We need to communicate with people … Continue reading IF A PICTURE IS WORTH 1000 WORDS…WHAT DO YOU DO WHEN YOU NEED 100?

Felix, Qui Potuit Rerum Cognoscere Causas

Clues to great mysteries often lie in history.  At The New Science of Fixing Things, we enjoy the study of history and science, learning lessons from those who have gone before us.  We try to emulate their behavior to do science, fix things, learn, teach, and help clients improve product performance, reliability and quality.   History … Continue reading Felix, Qui Potuit Rerum Cognoscere Causas